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IMAGINE Seminar - November 2008Energy Cities is the European Association of local authorities in energy transition

From 2015 to 2017, Energy Cities is under the Presidency of the City of Heidelberg (DE) with a Board of Directors of 11 European cities.

The association created in 1990 represents now more than 1,000 towns and cities in 30 countries.

Energy Cities’ premises are located in Brussels (BE) and Besançon (FR).

Main objectives

  • To strengthen your role and skills in the field of sustainable energy.
  • To represent your interests and influence the policies and proposals made by European Union institutions in the fields of energy, environmental protection and urban policy.
  • To develop and promote your initiatives through exchange of experiences, the transfer of know-how and the implementation of joint projects.

Proposals for the Energy Transition of Cities and Towns

In 2012, Energy Cities initiated a process aimed at making and debating proposals for accelerating the energy transition of European cities and towns. These proposals are based on innovative approaches, new ideas and groundbreaking practices. They provide practical answers and link today’s action to the long-term vision of a low energy city with a high quality of life for all.
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A sharper, 3D vision of our energy future


Energy Cities’ political 3D vision allows for both a wide-viewing angle and a high precision look at the energy future. Three components that will bring the change:

  • Divest
  • Democratise
  • Devolve

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    Partnerships

Energy Cities is an official member of the
Coalition for energy savings.


Energy Cities is an official member of the
Heat Coalition, a platform gathering 11 European associations with a stake in the heating and cooling sector.


Energy Cities is an official partner of the
Renovate Europe Campaign.


Energy Cities is an associate member of
NetwercH2O, Network for Water in European Regions and Cities.
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WELCOME TO NEWEST MEMBERS:
Lisboa e-nova - local agency Portugal | ALDA-European Association for Local Democracy Italy | Schwetzingen Germany | Karlovac Croatia | Grand Paris Sud France
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Events to come
Covenant of Mayors Workshop: "Challenges and opportunities towards 2030"
Thursday 8 December 09:00-13:30

Euro-China Green & Smart City Awards
From 9 to 11 December

Comparaison et perspectives des politiques publiques et des mobilisations territoriales françaises et allemandes sur la transition énergétique et l’économie circulaire
Monday 12 December

Webinaire : Changer ses/leurs comportement(s) Analyse et cas pratiques à travers deux temps de témoignages
Tuesday 13 December 11:00-12:00

Interregional Conference Renewable Energy – Now more than ever! An opportunity for local actors
Tuesday 17 January 2017 08:30-18:00

Conference "Energy Efficiency Finance Market Place"
From 18 to 19 January 2017

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